Posts Tagged ‘poem’

  • The Question

    January 10th, 2018 | Poetry | journalpulp | 9 Comments

    Wide awake at 4:00am and unable to sleep for the booming silence and the deep damage this silence has done to everyone, the duplicitousness all the way around — himself included — he rises naked from the floor on which his bed is made and sits down at the kitchen table. The pewter moonlight casts […]

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  • The Zen of Allen Ginsberg

    The Zen of Allen Ginsberg

    June 3rd, 2014 | Allen Ginsberg | journalpulp | Comments Off on The Zen of Allen Ginsberg

    Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born June 3rd, 1926, and died April 5th, 1997. Today is his 88th birthday. Ginsberg, along with Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs, is a preeminent figure in the 1950’s Beat Generation counterculture — i.e. the Beatniks — and if you’ve ever wondered what, precisely, these women and men stood for, it […]

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  • View Of A Pig

    View Of A Pig

    November 28th, 2012 | Poetry | journalpulp | 1 Comment

    This was written by the late Ted Hughes, most famous, I think, for being the husband of Sylvia Plath: The pig lay on a barrow dead. It weighed, they said, as much as three men. Its eyes closed, pink white eyelashes. Its trotters stuck straight out. Such weight and thick pink bulk Set in death […]

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